Clarissa Ward Biography

Clarissa Ward

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Birth Name: Clarissa Ward
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Birth Country: United States
Birth Sign: capricorn
Age:   37 Years
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Clarissa Ward is an American television journalist. She is the graduate of Yale University. She belongs to the European Ethnicity. She was born on 30 January 1980. Despite working as a journalist, the world knows very less about her personal life. Father, mother, brother, sister and sibling name are unknown to the media. She had wonderful childhood days. Her family is from London and New York.

She began her career from Fox New in 2003. She has covered the story of Saddam Hussein, the Indian Ocean Tsunami and the deaths Yasser Arafat. She is known for her War story coverage, U.S military involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan. From 2007 to 2010 she worked for the ABC news, stationed in Moscow. She covered the story of Russian presidential election. She was in Georgia when Russia occupied Georgian territory. She was stationed in China as the news correspondent for ABC News Asia. She covered the story of 2011 nature calamities Tohoku earthquake and Tsunami in Japan.

In 2011, she joined CBS news, where she covered the Syrian Uprising, Chinese civil rights activist Chen Guangcheng's stay at the U.S Embassy in Beijing and subsequent United States -China negotiation and Ukrainian revolution. She went to Syria, for taking an interview two western Jihadist. In 2015, she changed her base to London, started to cover for CNN.

 She has no rumors regarding her spouse, boyfriend and she is not married. Being a very busy Journalist, she has no affair, divorce, boyfriend and extra-marital affairs. She is attractive and tall. She has 15508 likes and 22.9 k followers in Facebook and twitter respectively. She has been working for 13 years, she has the good salary. Still we don’t know about her net worth and brand used by her.

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Born in New York

1980 30th of January

Her family is from London U.K. and New York. She had a wonderful opportunity to attend Yale University. She grew up in Connecticut. She belongs to the traditional family. She must have memorable childhood days.


Joined Fox News


Ward began her career from Fox News in New York.  She showed the War on Iraq of 2003, Tsunami of Indian Ocean, death Yasir Arfat and Pope John Paul II. She conducted notable interview with Gen. David Petaeus, Iraqi Deputy Prime minister Baram Saleh and Lebanese President Emile Lahound. She had spent significant rime with U.S military in Iraq. 


Joined ABC News


Ward was an ABC news correspondent based in Moscow. On assignment in Russia ward covered the Russian Presidential election. She was in Georgia at the time of the Russian intervention into Georgia territory. She was one of the few female journalists.


Joined CBS News Network


As being international journalist, she has travelled around war prone zone whether it is Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria. She covered the Human Rights Issue in China. She brought the case of Ukrainian Crisis to the Western World. 


Won George Foster Peabody Award

2012 21st of May

She won the award for her contribution in the journalism field. She is the one of those who dared to conflict prone area of Syria. She has been to Iraq and Afghanistan covering the war stories.


Won Murrow Award Washington State University


She had the unique opportunity to win the prestigious Murrow award for her decade-long contribution to journalism. Her news and reporting deals has always been with the Human Rights and Humanitarian needs. She is a celebrity reporter for her courage.


Joined CNN

2015 21st of September

She announced that she will be covering for CNN on 21 September. She has previously worked as an international News correspondent and was based in various locations throughout Europe and Asia. She is very professional and well-liked by her audience.

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